Benton County

Lt. Gertrude McKevitt



Two Broadlawns General hospital nurses enrolled in the Red Cross first reserve, making them eligible for call of duty as army or navy war nurses, talked over the work Tuesday with two members of the army nurse corps. From left, are Lieut. Gertrude McKevitt of Vinton, Ia, now stationed at the San Antonio, Tex., aviation cadet center; Kay Hollingsworth and Byrie Waters, the Broadlawns hospital nurses, and Lieut. Winona Viedt of Winner, S.D., now stationed at the WAAC training center at Fort Des Moines.

Source: The Des Moines Tribune, September 29, 1942 (group photo included)